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Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature

The Glenn R. Negley Collection of Utopian Literature in Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library contains over 900 works, dating from the sixteenth to the twentieth century. The collection includes utopias and dystopias, works which, according to Dr. Negley, "use the device of a fictional society or state to present views of an ideal (utopian) or less than ideal (dystopian) value structure," especially focused on the political functioning of the fictional community. ...



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by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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x, 490 p. : 20 cm
Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Deluge
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by Phelon, W. P. (William P.); Hermetic Book Concern. pbl; Black Cat Press. prt
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Verso of t.p.: Black Cat Press
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Topic: Atlantis (Legendary place)
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by Emerson, Willis George, 1856-1918; Williams, John A
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186 p. : 19 cm
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Topics: Voyages, Imaginary, Science fiction, American, Utopias
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by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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vii, 342 p. 20 cm
"The exquisite presswork and binding [are] by Cranston & Curts, Cincinnati."
Topic: Utopias
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by Lytton, Edward Bulwer Lytton, Baron, 1803-1873
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3 p. l., 292 p. 21 cm
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Topic: Utopias
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Topic: Melancholy
Added t.p., engraved: Tho. Cecill, sculp. London, 1669
Topic: Natural history
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by Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
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vii, 216 p. 16 cm
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by Marshall, Archibald, 1866-1934
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"Published in 1915"--Verso of t.p
Topic: Utopias
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by Collins, John, 1814-1902; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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In verse
Topics: Utopias, Slavery
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by Benson, Robert Hugh, 1871-1914
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xxv, 352 p. 20 cm
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Topic: Utopias
167 p. 19 cm
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Topics: Garden cities, Utopias
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by London, Jack, 1876-1916; Macmillan Company; Norwood Press
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Copyright date from verso of t.p
Topic: Utopias
3 p. l., 773 p., 1 l. 27 cm
Topic: Planets
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by Greg, Percy, 1836-1889; Ballantyne Press
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Printed at the Ballantyne Press
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Topics: Science fiction, English, Utopias
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by Morris, William, 1834-1896; Burne-Jones, Edward Coley, 1833-1898
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"Woodcut on the title page ... designed by E. Burne-Jones ... engraved by W. Morris for the first edition."--cf. A bibliography of the works of William Morris / by Temple Scott, 1897, p. 3
Topics: Literature, Medieval, Mythology, Greek, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Mexía, Pedro, 1496?-1552?; Isocrates. To Demonicus. Spanish. 1673
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Palau y Dulcet. Manual del librero hispanoamericano, no. 167284
Topic: Utopias
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Topic: Melancholy
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by Bilz, F. E. (Friedrich Eduard), 1842-1922; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Edition statement from front cover
Topics: Social problems, Twenty-first century, Utopias
Attributed to C. Ventura. cf. Brit. Mus. Cat
Topic: Political science
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Sannazaro, Jacopo, 1458-1530; Portirelli, Luigi, 1774-1838
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xxiii, 231, [1] p. : 22 1/2 cm
Topic: Corniani, Giovanni Battista, 1742-1813
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by Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820
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Translation of: Les ruines, ou Méditation sur les révolutions des empires
Topics: Revolutions, History, Religions
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by Astor, John Jacob, 1864-1912
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vi p., 1 l., 476 p. 20 cm
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by Cabet, Etienne, 1788-1856
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Includes index (p. [569]-600).
Topics: Icarian movement, Utopian socialism, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Pawlowski, Gaston de, 1874-1933
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324 p. 19 cm
Topic: Utopias
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by Donnelly, Ignatius, 1831-1901
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vi, 452 p. 20 cm
Topics: Atlantis (Legendary place), Drift, Comets
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by House, Edward Mandell, 1858-1938
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4 p. l., 312 p. 20 cm
Topic: Utopias
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by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
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2 p. l., 120 p., 1 l. 21 cm
Dated at end: Pittsburgh, February 21, 1833
Topic: Utopias
[16], 1221, [83] p. ; 19 cm
Topics: Political science, State, The
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by Parry, David M. (David Maclean), 1852-1915
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400 p. ; 20 cm
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by Arrivabene, Lodovico, ca. 1530-ca. 1597
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Remainder of title reads: In questo libro, oltre al piacere, che porge la narratione delle alte cauallerie del glorioso Vitei primo rè della China, & del valoroso Iolao, si hà nella persona di Ezonlom, vno ritratto di ottimo prencipe, & di capitano perfetto. Appresso si acquista notitia di molti paesi, di varij costumi di popoli, di animali, sì da terra, & sì da acqua, di alberi, di frutti, & di simiglianti cose moltissime. Vi si trattano ancora innumerabili quistioni quasi...
Topic: Utopias
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v, 177 p. ; 19 cm
Topics: Forecasting, Twentieth century, Civilization
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by Bellamy, Edward, 1850-1898
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Sequel: "Equality."
Topic: Utopias
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by Volney, C.-F. (Constantin-François), 1757-1820; Duke University. Library. Lanson Collection
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xxiv, 297 p. : 15 cm
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by Wilkins, John, 1614-1672; Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress); George Fabyan Collection (Library of Congress)
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Various paging
Topics: Science, Plurality of worlds, Mechanics, Cryptography
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by Gillette, King C. (King Camp), 1855-1932
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vi, 240 p. incl. illus., facsim. 24 cm
Topics: Social problems, Trusts, Industrial, Utopias
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by Mercier, Louis-Sébastien, 1740-1814; Duke University. Library. Lanson Collection
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Probably published in Paris
Topic: Utopias
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by Mills, Walter Thomas, 1856-1942
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pt. I. Clearing the ground.-pt. II. The evolution of capitalism.-pt.III. The evolution of socialism.-pt.IV. Social and economic questions of controversy between capitalists and socialists.-pt.V. Current problems of public interest and socialism.-pt.VI. Political organization and propaganda
Topics: Socialism, Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Jenkins, Newell Sill
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"Of this book only forty copies have been printed."
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Topic: Jenkins, Newell Sill, 1840-
By Henry Neville. Cf. Wing
Topics: Political science, Prerogative, Royal
Attributed to C. Ventura. cf. Brit. Mus. Cat
Topic: Political science
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by Dixie, Florence, Lady, 1857-1905; Leona Bowman Carpenter Collection of English and American Literature. NcD; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Publisher's advertisements on final leaf
Topics: Women's rights, Utopias
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by Bruno, Giordano, 1548-1600; Wagner, Adolf, 1774-1835
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Includes reproductions of original title-pages
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Title vignette (port.)
Topic: Utopias
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by Daiber, Albert; Bergen, Fritz, 1857-1941; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Publisher's advertisements on final 6 p
Topics: Science fiction, German, Interplanetary voyages, Space travelers, Utopias
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by Crawford, Theron Clark; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD
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Wright, L.H. Amer. fiction, 1876-1900
Topic: Utopias
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Rawley, William, 1588?-1667; Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. New Atlantis
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Added t.p. illus., dated 1631
Topic: Natural history
"Delle cavse della grandezza delle città": p. 309-375
Topics: Political science, State, The, Cities and towns
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by Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715; Vallon, L. C
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Title on added t.p.: The adventures of Telemachus, the son of Ulysses / by the Archbishop of Cambray ; in French and English. -- 2nd American ed., carefully compared with the best French eds. / and rev. and corr. by L.C. Vallon. -- Philadelphia : Printed for Mathew Carey [by] Wm. F. M'Laughlin, 1806-1807
Topic: Utopias
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by Fénelon, François de Salignac de La Mothe-, 1651-1715; Cahen, A. (Albert), b. 1857; Duke University. Library. Lanson Collection
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At head of title: Fénelon
Topic: Utopias
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2 v. in 1 20 cm
Topic: Voyages, Imaginary
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by Gratacap, L. P. (Louis Pope), 1851-1917; Schiaparelli, G. V. (Giovanni Virginio), 1835-1910
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"Bradford Torrey Dodd" is a fictitious character
Topics: Political science, Political ethics
Illustrated frontispiece to the original edition, 1652, included
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by Sweven, Godfrey, 1845-1935; Glenn Negley Collection of Utopian Literature. NcD; Leona Bowman Carpenter Collection of English and American Literature. NcD
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Publisher's advertisements on final 2 p
Topic: Utopias
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by Cyrano de Bergerac, 1619-1655
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2 v., 16 cm
Topic: Utopias
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by Harrington, James, 1611-1677; Toland, John, 1670-1722
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Signatures: pi², A⁴, a-d⁴, e², B-Z⁴, Aa-Zz⁴, Aaa-Zzz⁴, Aaaa²
Topics: Utopias, Political science
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by La Mettrie, Julien Offray de, 1709-1751
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Physiology, Materialism, Mind and body, Utopias
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by Souvestre, Émile, 1806-1854; Bertall, 1820-1882; Penguilly L'Haridon, O. (Octave), 1811-1870; Saint Germain, Prosper
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2 p. l., 324 p. 24 cm
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by Saint-Pierre, Bernardin de, 1737-1814; Williams, Helen Maria, 1762-1827
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Compare Summers, Gothic Bib., p. 459
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by Veiby, John
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Opening paragraphs.- Utopias.- Our religion.- Idle thoughts.-Christ and his kingdom
Topic: Utopias
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by Fontenelle, M. de (Bernard Le Bovier), 1657-1757
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Translation of: Entretiens sur la pluralité des mondes
Topics: Plurality of worlds, Life on other planets
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by M. y E., D. A; D. A. M. y E; Marques y Espejo, Antonio
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A voyage to the moon, describing the inhabitants, their education, literature, customs, etc
Topic: Voyages, Imaginary
A novel
Topic: Voyages, Imaginary
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910; Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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"Most of the sketches in this volume were taken from a series the author wrote for the Galaxy from May, 1870, to April, 1871. The rest appeared in the Buffalo express"--P. [v]
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by Paruta, Paolo, 1540-1598; Monmouth, Henry Carey, Earl of, 1596-1661
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Translation of: Discorsi politici
Topics: Rome -- History, Italy -- History
Duke University Libraries, Utopian Literature
by More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535; Robinson, Ralph, b. 1521; Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901; Morris, William, 1834-1896; Kelmscott Press
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Reprint of the edition of 1556 with a foreword by Morris
Topic: Utopias
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by Godfrey, Hollis
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4 p. l., 301 p. 20 cm
Topics: Science fiction, Utopias
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4 v. in 1 21 cm
Topics: Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180, Princes, Kings and rulers, Utopias
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by Mably, abbé de, 1709-1785
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2 p. l., 367 p. 17 cm
Topics: Political science, Utopias
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by Emanuel, V. R. (Victor Rousseau), 1879-1960
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5 p. l., 319 p. 20 cm
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by Viganò, Francesco, 1807-1891
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178 p. 20 cm
Topic: Utopias
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by Boccalini, Traiano, 1556-1613; Briani, Girolamo, 1581-1646
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Centuria seconda has title: De' ragguagli di Parnasso ... in questa seconda impressione da molti errori diligentemente espurgata ... In Venetia, MDCXIIII, appresso Giovanni Guerigli
Topic: Political science